Author: John Ong

250th Members’ Concert!

“Singing Through The Years”

Saturday, May 11th 2019, 8:00 p.m.

Alice Tully Hall – Lincoln Center – 1941 Broadway (btw W 65th & 66th) Afterglow Gala Reception to follow in the Combined Lobbies

After 125 years of singing, please join us for our 250th Members Concert!

The UGC will be celebrating its long and storied history by performing a special anniversary concert at Lincoln Center.  To commemorate this milestone, the program will draw from our vast musical repertoire including several selections written or arranged by our talented conductors, accompanists and members, both past and present. Our “Black Tie” Gala Afterglow will be held after the concert in the lobby, where we’ll dance to the incomparable sound of the Joe Holmes Swing Band.  Join us for an evening of great music drawn from the best choral traditions!   

Tickets ($40) are available from UGC Members or on our ticket page.

The program will include (subject to change):

Got a Mind to Do Right (arr. David Morrow)
O Vos Omnes (Tomas Luis de Victoria)
When Thou Commandest Me to Sing (Stephen Paulus)
Down in the Valley (arr. George Mead)
Three Chanteys (arr. Marshall Bartholomew)
Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (Stephen Foster arr Channing Lefebvre)
Easter Hymn from “Cavalleria rusticana” (Pietro Mascagni)
Selections by the winner of the Hambone Quartet Contest, The Crickets, and The Ten
Brotherhood of Man (Frank Loesser, arr. John Ong)
I’ve Got Rhythm (George Gershwin, arr. Andy Tyson)
Hard Times Come Again No More (Stephen Foster, arr. John Ong)
Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (arr. Fenno Heath)
We Are the UGC (Francisco Nunez)
Medley from “Les Miserables” (arr. Russell Ames)

 

UGC QUASQUICENTENNIAL: SAVE THE DATES

APRIL 5-7: UGC FAMILY RETREAT @ The Shawnee Inn & Resort

THU APR 25: HAMBONE CUP QUARTET CONTEST @ Masonic Hall NYC

SAT MAY 11: 250th MEMBERS’ CONCERT @ Alice Tully Hall

SAT NOV 2: 125th ANNIVERSARY GALA @ The University Club